About Residence Life and Housing

Commencement Housing Assistant


The Commencement Housing Assistant (CHA) is a full-time, undergraduate student who -- under the supervision and direction of the Complex Director of Few and Evans Halls -- serves as an administrator, facilities liaison, role model, customer service representative, and team member for the Commencement Weekend guests of Few and Evans Halls. The CHA, in partnership with the Resident Advisor (RA) staff, works to create and maintain a healthy environment for the Commencement Weekend guests as well as the smaller number of remaining students within the building. In carrying out his/her/hir duties, the CHA is expected to treat other students, supervisors, fellow employees, and Commencement Weekend guests with courtesy and respect.


Responsibilities shall include but are not limited to:



Concierge Desk Coverage/Customer Service:

Training & Meetings:

Policy Enforcement:

Role Modeling & Attitude:

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Employment Dates

Commencement Housing Assistants will work from Thursday, May 8 through Wednesday, May 14, 2014.

Spring Training: In addition, all CHAs are required to attend Spring Staff Training on Monday, April 21 (7:00pm - 9:30pm) and Sunday, April 27, 2014 (5:30pm - 7:30pm). Training will cover in-community training, an informal social, and some administrative work. Attendance at both trainings is mandatory for consideration for the position.


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A staff position in the residence halls cannot easily be translated into hours worked per day or week because of the unique nature of the responsibilities and circumstances. The position requires a genuine personal commitment, flexibility, and good understanding of the unpredictable nature of the actual time involved.

CHAs are paid $10/hour of work, as well as provided housing in a single room (in Few or Evans Hall) from Thursday, May 9 through Wednesday, May 14, 2014. CHAs returning to the position after the first year are paid $11/hour of work.

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Please submit the following to apply:

Complete applications and resumes must be submitted via email to Kyle Griffith (kyle.griffith@emory.edu) by 5PM on Friday, March 7, 2014.

Selected applicants will be invited to interview between Monday, March 17 and Friday, April 4, 2014.

Applicants will be notified by Monday, April 7, 2014, of their standing in the process.

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Additional Information

For additional information, please contact:

Kyle Griffith, Complex Director
Office of Residence Life & Housing
Emory University
DUC/Drawer B
Atlanta, GA 30322
Phone: 404.727.5598
Email: kyle.griffith@emory.edu


Emory University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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